Another July 4th special: Irish newspapers

New subscribers to the Irish Newspaper Archives can get a 50% discount through July 7th!

Take a dip in Familysearch

“New FamilySearch enhanced civil registration collection holds enhanced detail,” says the Irish Genealogy News (IGN) headline.


Free Findmypast weekend

Findmypast is offering free access to its British and Irish records this weekend, June 22-26.

Irish Census substitutes

Have you exhausted all possibilities for finding your ancestors in 19th century Irish records? Maybe not.

Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors

June 10th is Irish Saturday at the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) library with a class on “Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors.”


Poor Law Union removals from England blogs can be regular sources of historic context about their records. Today’s Ancestry UK posting is an excellent example.


Latest issue of Irish Roots Magazine

The 2017 Second Quarter issue of Irish Roots Magazine arrived by email this week. Another fact-filled edition!


Buried in Fingal

A new database was launched last week which includes searchable details for 65,000 people buried in the Fingal area, north of Dublin.

Written records can be wrong

The latest Irish Family History Centre’s newsletter contained an article that made me stop and think.

Finding your Pennsylvania ancestors

“Millions of Americans have ancestors who lived in Pennsylvania at some point in their lives. Prominent groups of immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania include Germans, Irish, African-Americans, Italians, Swiss, Dutch and Chinese. “